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Awakening


Awakening
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Copyright: Peter Roos (batu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-08
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E1, Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5-22, Macro
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Flower(pink)III [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-03-13 12:34
Viewed: 3786
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Late afternoon sun beams met these flowers in the shadow of a tree at a low angle.

It's a bit early in the year for these small flowers of a Prunus species. The size is about 15 mm in diameter.
A walk on this sunny day showed a number of different plants already flowering,
such as violets and crocus. Catkins were heavily distributing their pollen.
A bee, a bumble bee and different fly species were on the wing, too.

Conditions
- natural sunlight (no flash)
- ISO 200
- handheld

Heaven, gerbilratz, mariki, anel, ellis49, Alex99, boreocypriensis, xTauruSx, earthtraveler, Maite has marked this note useful
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  • Heaven Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 996 W: 123 N: 2341] (7912)
  • [2008-03-13 13:14]

Hi Peter

You present us a delicate and tender spring messenger. The colours are superb, and I'm impressed by the richness of details. You also managed the lighting very well. But I believe the most important is the very pleasant aspect of this picture.

Kind regards

Markus

very good capture, lovely natural colours and a fine composition..DOF and POV first rate..TFS

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  • mariki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 838 W: 60 N: 2307] (9477)
  • [2008-03-13 13:33]

Hello Peter,

Superb capture of this delicate blossom. Beautiful composition. Excellent sharpness. Wonderful light and colours.
Cheers,
Mariki

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-03-13 16:09]

Hi Peter,great artwork ! The choice of position of the light make a difference! I like a lot this style and the perfect point of view,my best compliments,Luciano

Bonita luz para esas preciosas flores de rosácea, parecen Prunus pisardi. Encantadores tonos de los pétalos y un fondo muy adecuado para el contraste.
Saludos Peter.

Hi Peter,
Beautiful lighting. Flowers are stands out from the dark background. Great pov and composition.
JC

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2008-03-14 3:50]

Hallo Peter,
Feines Frühlingsbild mit viel Stimmung,schöne Abwechslung zu den Insekten. Farben, Komposition, Stimmung, alles wunderbar
Liebe Grüsse
Anne

Hi Peter,
the light and colours are great in the well composed picture.
Good details, fine DOF and contrast, the subject standout so well.
Beautiful work.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2008-03-14 8:11]

Hi Peter.
First what I did that I saw whether you used flash. Simply amazing use of sunlight and superb shadows. Amazing DOF, lovely colours and extreme details of the charming subject. Impressive art work. My best wishes.
Alexei.

Hi Peter,
Superb close up of these beautifully flowers...wonderful focus and composition make this a great capture indeed. TFS this beauty.
Regards,

Bayram

Hi Peter,

Perfect macro! All are excelent! TFS. Regards,
Deniz

A perfect "low key" rendering of these fine flowers and the bud, captured from a nice POV and with enough DOF to catch them all in good focus Peter, that dark BG really emphasizes them and makes a fine composition. TFS and cheers,
Mehmet

Hi Peter,
Lovely image of these sunlit beauties with the dark BG. The well focused details are beautiful. Nicely composed.
Tfs Richard

hi peter wonderful shot of this very beautiful flower, the color is rich and very fine details, and the black BG adds to it, can you teach me how to make one, with the black BG, congrats

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2008-04-28 3:00]

How beautiful!! It's really a splendid macro shot with a marvellous light and colors and a great sharpness and composition. Really delightful.
Congratulations and thank you very much for sharing.
My best regards
Maite

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